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Peltandra virginica (L.) Schott
Green arum, Green arrow arum

Peltandra virginica
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney

Family: Araceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Peltandra virginica has been found in the following 29 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fern Forest Nature Center Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Rotenberger Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native
Southern Glades Present Native
Tree Island Park Present Native
Tree Tops Park Present Native

Peltandra virginica has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Peltandra virginica has been found in the following 21 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Baygall
Bayhead
Blackwater Stream
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp
Flatwoods/Prairie Lake
Floodplain Forest
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Hydric Hammock
Marl Prairie
River Floodplain Lake
Sinkhole
Slough
Strand Swamp
Swale
Swamp Lake
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Peltandra virginica
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Peltandra virginica
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Peltandra virginica
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer